Mar 21, 2013 6:30pm PDT
headline risks this year. tlets let's not forget, this is a german election year. september. merkel has to convince her voters she should be re-elected. and i wouldn't put that past what's happening in cyprus and what other headlines we come up during the duration of this year. >> let's talk about things closer to home, earnings. you heard in tyler's report we've had disappointing earnings recently. we're going to get a lot of reports over the next couple weeks. are they going to shape the direction of the markets? >> well, first off, we had a weak market today and i think it's important to take it in stride. we had a great run, but it is concerning when the markets move up in a straight line up or down. so some consolidation is actually healthy. two, when it comes to earnings, we do expect earnings not to be too strong in the second quarter. let's remember what just happened. the payroll tax going away, the sequester that's really going to start hitting in april. therefore the second quarter. so earnings in the short term might seem weak, but we do believe over the next couple years, the
Mar 19, 2013 1:00am PDT
-- we as republicans basically have not acknowledged the election. that's the problem. it is not urgent. the congressional budget office debt projections show pretty much stable u.s. indetectivedness for the next ten years. they do not show anything that looks like a crisis. we have long, long run problems but not anything that has to be dealt with this year or five years from now or seven years from now. >> are you worried about the consumers who paired their debt? it was much higher than a decade, decade and a half ago? >> consumers continued to pear it back some. that's one of the reasons we've had such a slow recovery. it's on the right trajectory. >> if you look at the biggest challenges that you see facing the u.s. economy over the next decade give me three that come top at mind. >> first of all we're part of a year. we're not alone. europe is really a mess. i worry about blow back from the split cat swachlths that's an economic political problem. i worry about our own politics. we have, you know, it's one thing. i don't think we need a grand bargain but we need a functioni
Mar 25, 2013 6:30pm PDT
they elect to buy now. >> reporter: the vacancy rate for the community is around 2%, because low prices are luring buyers. as for his older neighbors, charlie rogue has nothing but respect. but he doesn't know many of them because he's usually out at work. for nightly business report, i'm diana olick in boca raton, florida. >> this is an interesting angle in real estate, but i'm hearing more and more people saying i wish i had bought some properties during the downturn. >> absolutely. some of those prices came down so far, but it took a brave human being to go in at the depth of the housing crash in those cities like miami, las vegas, riverside county in california. really took some nerve to do it. i didn't do it. >> i didn't either. that's it for us on nightly business report. thanks so much for watching. >> have a great evening. we'll see you back here tomorrow night.
Mar 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, 2004, newly elected san francisco mayor gavin newsom, boldly, some said recklessly orders to grant marriage